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Create RAR File using .Net

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I want to Create RAR File using  .Net (no Rar.exe or WinRar.Exe)


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Kalpesh
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by:sedgwick
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sharpcompress - here's open source from codeplex (.net 3.5/4):
http://sharpcompress.codeplex.com/releases/view/98965
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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SharpCompress only Extract RAR File. i want to create RAR File.
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Rikin Shah earned 250 total points
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Hi,

Rar is proprietary. Why do you stick to rar, there are other other formats, where you can make your own implementation without restriction.

If you still want to work on Rar then you will need to use winrar.exe

Rar is not free- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAR
You can go for 7-zip- http://www.7-zip.org/sdk.html
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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i know RAR is Proprietary File Format. i am also using other format.

but i required RAR Solution without WinRar.exe
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Can't be done without access to the proprietary algorithms or an API
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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I want to Create RAR File in .Net (Not Zip File).

your solution is for .Zip File
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by:Rikin Shah
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Hi,

You neither want to use Rar nor winrar!

The only option here is to contact winrar team- http://www.rarlab.com/wgmbh.htm
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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I knew this solution. i already tell in my Question. i don't want to use RAR and WinRAR

i required .Net Library.
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by:Rikin Shah
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Hi,

There is none available. That's why I ask you to contact winrar team.
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

did not get any solution.
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by:Rikin Shah
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There is no solution... Best suggestions were provided! Auther just want to use a paid tool service without using the it.
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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i asked .Net Solution Not WinRar / RAR. i already cleared in My Question.
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Did not get Solution as per my question.

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by:Rikin Shah
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And that is what I cleared in my answer... There is no solution available.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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There is BUT not with .net you have to contact the programs author since it is a proprietary algorithm and the author likes to get paid. Sometimes the correct answer is that there is NO answer and we will keep objecting until you understand this.
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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I asked clearly in MyQuestion.

i required .Net Solution then why are you wasting my time ?
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Please Delete this Question.  i did not get solution as per my question.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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I am not wasting your time. Sometimes the answer is NOT what you want i.e. It Can't be Done is an acceptable answer.
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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    Private Sub RemovePassword(Filename As String, Password As String)
        Dim WinrarPath As String = "C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe" 'Could put in configuration.
        Dim ExtractCmd As String = String.Format("X -p{0} *.* C:\temp\extract\", Password)

        Dim p = Process.Start(WinrarPath, ExtractCmd)
        p.WaitForExit()
        'Rename old rar file as .old
        IO.File.Move(Filename, Filename & ".old")

        Dim RecreateCmd As String = String.Format("A ""{0}"" C:\temp\extract\*.* -ep1", Filename)
        p = Process.Start(WinrarPath, RecreateCmd)
        p.WaitForExit()


    End Sub

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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for kalpesh2804's comment #a39193639

for the following reason:

i forcefully accepted this code as answer.
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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Please Delete this Question.  because i did not get solution as per my question.
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by:Rikin Shah
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What Kalpesh has answered was not exactly the question... He has clearly mentioned that winrar.exe or rar.exe should not be used.

Hence, the answer is not acceptable.
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

i want to delete the question.

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by:Rikin Shah
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Kalpesh does not want to assign any answer as a solution.

I would ask the moderators do the right job and assign the points to right answer.

Rikin
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by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
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I will not select any Answer. because i did not get answer.
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